The Pierce County Force Investigation Team is conducting an independent investigation of the incident.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, At least one hospitalized after Tacoma police officer drives car into crowd
Indianapolis Police Chief Randal Taylor said the crime was the community’s largest mass casualty shooting in more than a decade.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Six shot dead, including pregnant woman, in ‘mass murder,’ Indianapolis officials say
Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s senior infectious-disease expert, also said he now believes the coronavirus variant first detected in the United Kingdom is more deadly and spreads faster.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Vaccine supply hinders expanding beyond 100 million shots goal, Biden health official says
There were no reported injuries from the blast, authorities said.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, California church known for its anti-LGBTQ beliefs is bombed
When a resident asked the Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners to denounce the Proud Boys, one commissioner showed a semiautomatic rifle.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, A Michigan woman asked county officials to denounce the Proud Boys. One commissioner flashed a rifle instead.
Before her election to the House, she reportedly spread conspiracy theories on Facebook calling the Parkland and Sandy Hook school shootings staged, leading some advocates to demand her resignation.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Advocates push for Marjorie Taylor Greene’s resignation over report that she spread falsehoods about school shootings
“All of us were so ready for something like this,” said Shanthi Chandrasekar, an organizer of the public art, called a kolam, which will welcome Biden and Harris to D.C.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, To honor Kamala Harris, these women are bringing a traditional Indian art form to D.C., made by thousands of hands
Attorney General Ken Paxton’s lawsuit claims Biden violated a last-minute deal Texas and other states signed with the Trump administration.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Texas sues Biden administration over 100-day deportation ‘pause’
Tam Dinh Pham was arrested on Wednesday on charges of unlawful entry of the Capitol and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Ex-Houston police officer claimed he only breached the Capitol during riots to see ‘historical art’
Until recently, Kalawao County, Hawaii, which has less than 100 residents, was the only county in the country that hadn’t reported a single covid-19 case.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, The final U.S. county to get covid-19? A remote Hawaiian outpost and former leper colony
Environmental justice activists hope that the Biden administration will focus on an often-overlooked issue: environmental racism.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, With a new administration, activists hope for a focus on environmental racism
Many Latino leaders say Cesar Chavez’s bust at the Oval Office symbolizes Biden’s commitment to the Latino community and marks the beginning of a new relationship with a president they hope is far less adversarial than his predecessor.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Biden’s Cesar Chavez bust in the Oval Office signals a new era for Latinos, activists hope: ‘It shows that he’s authentic’
On a day in which a severely divided nation welcomed a new president inheriting a pandemic and a slew of very serious issues, popping a cutout of Sen. Bernie Sanders into ridiculous photos provided a rare laugh everyone could agree on.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Bernie Sanders — and his mittens — were everywhere on Inauguration Day. Just ask the Internet.
Sen. Jon Ossoff was sworn into the Senate on a Hebrew Bible that belonged to Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, an ally of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a leader of the oldest synagogue in Atlanta, which was bombed by white supremacists in 1958.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, At his swearing-in, Jon Ossoff used a Hebrew Bible from an MLK ally whose synagogue was bombed by white supremacists
The poignant scene, which would have gone unnoticed if a reporter from the Delaware News Journal hadn’t stopped by the graveyard to pay her own respects, struck a chord with thousands of people on Twitter.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, As Biden addressed the world, an unknown man in uniform stood watch over his son Beau’s grave
Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton praised the peaceful transfer of power in a joint video that served as an unsubtle rebuke to former president Donald Trump.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Obama, Bush and Clinton release video praising peaceful transfers of power, as Trump skips inauguration
He developed confrontational tactics to harass abortion providers and won a long legal battle against the National Organization for Women.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Joseph Scheidler, a major architect of the antiabortion movement, dies at 93
We have been at war with our own democracy. But we haven’t yet managed to topple our own moral code.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Democracy survived, barely
At state capitols nationwide, passionate disagreements, but no major strife.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Biden’s unity plea met with ample reminders that America’s divisions run deep
More than 16,000 doses of the covid-19 vaccine shipped to Maine and Michigan were damaged because of improper temperature storage.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, More than 16,000 vaccine doses potentially spoiled in Maine and Michigan by temperature problems
The new administration intends to review existing contracts, though it is unclear whether it can block completion of wall segments already funded by Congress.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Biden orders a ‘pause’ on border wall construction, bringing crews to halt
President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign a slew of executive orders Wednesday afternoon aimed at unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, from restoring boundaries to national monuments to rejoining the Paris climate accord to reviving the government’s role in protecting the air, water and endangered species.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Biden to overturn Trump’s climate legacy on dozens of fronts
Thomas Fee, a retired New York firefighter, is charged with unlawful entry of the Capitol and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, A man sent his girlfriend’s brother a selfie while storming the Capitol, officials say. The brother is a federal agent.
Kroger said it had been donating to the Indiana Oath Keepers, who were accredited as a nonprofit in 2017, from a program that lets shoppers choose charities to benefit from their purchases.
Source: Jeff Bezos Post, Kroger unknowingly funneled donations to a militia group. After the Capitol riots, it’s cutting them out.